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UK ROUNDTABLE: Facing the music

There may be trouble ahead for the UK real estate market, but investors must find ways of deploying their capital nonetheless.

A property on the verge of a record sale

Santander’s corporate campus is on the brink of resolution after years of messy civil proceedings and credit spats.

Bain Capital buys €1.5bn of Greek NPLs

The sale by Piraeus Bank is the first major property-backed deal in the country amid pressure from the ECB to bring loan portfolios to the market.

BC Partners launches real estate unit with industry hire – Exclusive

Stéphane Theuriau joins as managing partner and head of RE following more than eight years at French property developer Altarea Cogedim.

Valor launches second AIG-backed fund

The vehicle will invest in UK and continental Europe logistics.

AustralianSuper talks overseas expansion plans

New private investments for the A$130bn superannuation fund are expected to be debt rather than equity-based and more likely to be offshore rather than domestic in the near term.

HighBrook expands Dutch presence in portfolio buy

The New York-based firm bought a 56-asset portfolio then immediately sold the industrial portion of the assets to a company backed by the Washington State Investment Board.

GreenOak raises €911m for European real estate

The New York-based firm's latest vehicle targeting the region has a three-year investment period but is already 86 percent deployed.

Ivanhoé hires LaSalle exec to head Europe operations

The change comes weeks after the Canadian investor named a global president and a head of business units.

Same MIPIM mood, but different

Cautious optimism has characterized the event for the last few years, but the reasons for the caution and optimism have now changed.

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